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RN Acute Rehab Full Time 7a-7p

Company: Baptist Health System KY & IN
Location: Madisonville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Administers, directs, and coordinates inter- and intra-departmental activities. Work is performed in accordance with Kentucky regulations for Registered Nurses, established hospital standards, patient care services department/unit structure, process and outcome standards, regulatory and accreditation requirements, and the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospital, nursing and education servicesEssential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.1.Communication2.Assessment - Admission and Physical3.Formulates/Implements Nursing Plan of Care4.Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice5.Medication Administration and IV Therapy6.Maintains safe environment7.Performs professional responsibilities8.Education of Patient/Family9.Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related hazards, and national patient safety goals.10.Ensures positive customer relations interactions

  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations
    • Responds promptly to customer needs
      • Solicits customer feedback to improve service
      • Responds to requests for service and assistance
      • Meets commitmentsKey Accountabilities/competencyKey AccountabilityWeight1.Successful completion of Age-Specific Competencies for the adult and gerontology patient2.Change IV site per policy and procedure3.Performs IV site care (CVC, PICC line) per policy and procedure4.MediPort site care per policy and procedure5.FIM certified6.Ability to place orders in computer system7.Provides complete verbal report with appropriate information. Effectively communicates to other care providers/team member's necessary information. Delegate tasks based on patient need and staff competency, and assures tasks are completed. Responds appropriately to customer requests. Communicates with others in completing work assignments and accomplishing department/unit goals. Utilizes appropriate channels of communication8.Performs admission assessment and history taking, recognizing the individual's physical, emotional and educational needs. Performs ongoing physical assessment for purpose of evaluation of patient and patient's response to care. Performs ongoing psychosocial and spiritual evaluation for purpose of identifying nursing diagnosis and making referrals. Assess patient/family/SO interactions that may impact patient care.9.Formulates/Implements Nursing Plan of Care. Selects and implements nursing interventions based on assessment and nursing diagnosis. Prioritizes nursing plan of care on admission based on patient's identified needs. Develops mutual goals with patient and family. Completes nursing plan of care/discharge plan in computer system10.Makes appropriate decisions utilizing evidence based practice. Recognizes changes in patient's physical and emotional condition and institutes interventions. Makes decisions in crisis situations based on assessment and prompt intervention. Assumes and is accountable for delegation and supervising total patient care. Establishes realistic workflow priorities delegating appropriate tasks to assure work is completed within allotted time.11.Initiates and discontinues IV therapy as directed. Changes IV bags and tubing and labels appropriately. Monitors level of IVF and observes site per policy. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to utilize IV infusion device as applicable. Administers and documents IV fluids and blood/blood products12.Demonstrates knowledge of expected outcome and side effects of all drugs administered. Demonstrates knowledge of special administration techniques (IM, Z-tract, Sub-Q, IV push). Documents patient response to pain medications. Counts and documents narcotics and follows through with problems. Documents medications administered per hospital policy and procedure. Successful completion of monthly medication newsletters13.Supervises the proper care, use and repair of supplies, equipment and charges. Checks and documents emergency equipment preparedness per policy. Keeps patient room and hallways free of clutter. Disposes of soiled linen in appropriate container. Keeps nursing station clean and neat14.Performs professional responsibilities . Acts as a professional role model at all times. Functions as mentor for new employees. Functions as team leader, team member or primary care giver performing patient care and various unit activities. Makes decisions and adapts to unit changes precipitated by admissions and increased workloads. Requests and accepts constructive criticism. Accountable for accuracy and completion of all documentation requirements. Acts as a preceptor when applicable, identifying and following through with performance or knowledge deficits.15.Performs and reinforces formal and informal patient teaching, utilizing available resources . Reinforces patient teaching, including teaching done by physician and other departments16.Recognizes pertinent and individual patient needs. Reevaluates on an ongoing basis nursing care based on progress towards goal, patient outcomes, and updates plan of care as necessary17.Transcribes or checks transcription of physician orders in computer system. Keeps physician thoroughly informed of any sudden changes in patient's condition or insidious changes requiring medical intervention. Consults ancillary services (Case Management, Social Services, etc) for evaluation and/or assistance. Communicates appropriate information to outside related agencies (policy, health department, etc.). Completes written reports with appropriate information18.Documents all care given, including patient preparation and patient response to treatment. Documents physical/emotional care rendered with patient response and/or outcome. Provides effective care in a code or crisis situation19.Demonstrates ability to address staff/peers with concerns related to performance expectations and behaviors that may effect work environment, image, patient care and customer service. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through appropriate use of Company resources20.Attends mandatory in-services and unit meetings21.Adheres to unit dress code22.Maintains up to date Annual Company Core and Annual Patient Care Services/Unit Specific Competencies23.Maintains up to date BCLS certificationMinimum Education, Experience, Training, and Licensures Required:Associates degree from an accredited school of nursing. Current Kentucky State Board of Nursing RN license required. BCLS is required. CRRN is preferred. EXPERIENCE: No experience required. One year of RN experience in a recent hospital setting for PRN RNsIf you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable lawBaptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Health System KY & IN, Evansville , RN Acute Rehab Full Time 7a-7p, Healthcare , Madisonville, Indiana

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